Agenda

VILLAGE BOARD MEETING

VILLAGE OF BIRNAMWOOD

MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 14, 2020

Matsche Center, 363 Railroad St.

7:00 p.m.

  1. Call to order
  2. Pledge of Allegiance
  3. Adoption of agenda
  4. Motion to deviate from the order of agenda if necessary
  5. Public comments
  6. Reading and approval of minutes
  7. Approval to pay bills as presented
  8. Old business
  9. Coronavirus update
  10. Speed sign reports
  11. Committee reports
    1. Finance & Insurance
    1. Property & Land Use – Backes Store demo update, survey update, bike trail
    1. Parks/Events/Sidewalks – merry-go-rounds, stage coach
    1. Water/Sewer/Streets – Corazalla Dr – Phase 1 update, Phase 2 update, High St
    1. Ordinances – review/adopt ATV/UTV ordinance & others
    1. Clerk communications
  12. New Business

A: approve survey map for Endure LLC

B: events

  1. Trick or Treating???
    1. Fall General Election November 3

C: Next meeting – September 28, 2020

It is possible that members of and possibly a quorum  of members of other governmental bodies of the Municipality may be in attendance at the above stated meeting to gather information; no action will be taken by any governmental body at the above stated meeting other than the governmental body specifically referred to above in this notice.

Please note, that upon reasonable notice, efforts will be made to accommodate the needs of disabled individuals through appropriate aids and services. For additional information or to request this service, contact the Village Clerk at 715-449-2001 or PO Box M, Birnamwood, WI 54414. Accommodations due to disability can be made by calling 715-449-3141 or 715-449-2001.

LAURI KLUMPYAN, CLERK

Posted Monday, September 7, 2020

New Ordinances

The Village Board has adopted new ordinances for Cross Connection Control, Well Abandonment & Well Operation Permits, Storage/Shipping Containers, Winter Parking Restrictions, Fireworks Restrictions and Building and/or Utility Information Permits. You can read these ordinances on the website under documents.

Board Minutes 8/24/20

PROCEEDINGS OF REGULAR MEETING AUGUST 24, 2020
A regular meeting of the Birnamwood Village Board was held on Monday evening, August 24, 2020
at the Matsche Center.
All members were present.
Also present: Tom Gatz, Jennie & Benji Schmidt, Chris Jensen & Ed Resch.
President Sprague called the meeting to order at 7:00 p.m. 
Pledge of Allegiance was recited.
Discussion was held in regard to the bill Schmidt & Schulta received for sewer work. 
Minutes were read and approved. 
Bills were presented.
R.Resch/Schmidt m/s/c to approve bills as presented. Roll call vote – all yes. 
Asbestos removal at Backes store done.
DNR has approved ATV/UTV use on bike trail. Needs approval from Shawano County yet.
Behm/Klumpyan m/s/c to adopt Cross Connection Control Ordinance #20-8-1. Roll call vote – all yes
R. Resch/Schmidt m/s/c to adopt Well Abandonment & Well Operation Permit Ordinance #20-8-2. 
Roll call vote – all yes.
R. Resch/Behm m/s/c to adopt Storage/Shipping Container Ordinance #20-8-3. Roll call vote – all yes
Klumpyan/R. Resch m/s/c to adopt Winter Parking Restrictions Ordinance #20-8-4. Roll call vote – all yes
Schmidt/Dombrowski m/s/c to adopt Fireworks Restrictions Ordinance #20-8-5. Roll call vote – all yes
Klumpyan/Schmidt m/s/c to adopt Building and/or Utility Information Permit Ordinance #20-8-6. 
Roll call vote – all yes.
Klumpyan/R. Resch to accept proposal from Kautza Excavating for Phase 2 in the Corazalla sub-division for 
approximately $9,000-$11,000. Roll call vote all yes. 
Schmidt/Behm m/s/c to adjourn at 8:45 p.m.
Lauri Klumpyan, clerk/treasurer

Agenda

VILLAGE BOARD MEETING

VILLAGE OF BIRNAMWOOD

MONDAY, AUGUST 24, 2020

Matsche Center, 363 Railroad St.

7:00 p.m.

  1. Call to order
  2. Pledge of Allegiance
  3. Adoption of agenda
  4. Motion to deviate from the order of agenda if necessary
  5. Public comments
  6. Reading and approval of minutes
  7. Approval to pay bills as presented
  8. Old business
  9. Coronavirus update
  10. Speed sign reports
  11. Committee reports
    1. Finance & Insurance
    1. Property & Land Use – Backes Store demo update, survey update, bike trail
    1. Parks/Events/Sidewalks – merry-go-rounds, stage coach
    1. Water/Sewer/Streets – Corazalla Dr – Phase 1 update, Phase 2 estimate, High St
    1. Ordinances – adopt ordinances, review ATV/UTV ordinance & others
    1. Clerk communications
  12. New Business

A:

B: events

  1. Fall General Election November 3

C: Next meeting – September 14, 2020

It is possible that members of and possibly a quorum  of members of other governmental bodies of the Municipality may be in attendance at the above stated meeting to gather information; no action will be taken by any governmental body at the above stated meeting other than the governmental body specifically referred to above in this notice.

Please note, that upon reasonable notice, efforts will be made to accommodate the needs of disabled individuals through appropriate aids and services. For additional information or to request this service, contact the Village Clerk at 715-449-2001 or PO Box M, Birnamwood, WI 54414. Accommodations due to disability can be made by calling 715-449-3141 or 715-449-2001.

LAURI KLUMPYAN, CLERK

Posted Monday, August 17, 2020

Board minutes 8/11/20

PROCEEDINGS OF REGULAR MEETING AUGUST 11, 2020
A regular meeting of the Birnamwood Village Board was held on Monday evening, August 11, 2020
at the Matsche Center.
Trustee Schmidt was absent.
Also present: Miriam Nelson, Tom Gatz, Mike & Sandy Hable, Chris Jensen, Diane Haas & Ed Resch.
President Sprague called the meeting to order at 7:00 p.m. 
Pledge of Allegiance was recited.
Diane Haas stated there is a rabbit problem in the village.
Mike & Sandy Hable need a building permit.
Bid opening for High St. paving was held at 6:30. 
HIGH ST – BIRCH TO WAUSAU 270′ X 24′
RC PAVERS – $19, 080
NE ASPHALT – $11,670
AMERICAN ASPHALT – $19,383
HIGH ST – WAUSAU TO ELM ST 315′ X 24
RC PAVERS – $20,400
NE ASPHALT – $12,535
AMERIAN ASPHALT – $20,504.80
NOTES –
RC PAVERS – IF BOTH DONE AT SAME TIME, $3,000 DEDUCTION
NE ASPHALT – $5,770 MOBILIZATION  FEE 
AMERICAN ASPHALT – IF BOTH DONE $600 DEDUCTION FROM EACH
TOTALS
RC PAVERS – $36,480
NE ASPHALT – $29,975
AMERICAN ASPHALT – $38,687.80
Behm/Dombrowski m/s/c to accept bid from NE Asphalt at $29,975.00. Roll call vote – all yes. 
Minutes were read and approved. 
Bills were presented.
R.Resch/Behm m/s/c to approve bills as presented. Roll call vote – all yes. 
Asbestos removal at Backes store should be done Thursday.
Survey to be done on empty land next to Legion Hall and Village Park for approximately $1,000.00.
School has donated the stagecoach that was in front of the school to the Village. It will be placed in Birchwood. 
Bid was received from Kautza Excavating for $6,076.00 to do the ditching on Corazalla Dr.
Klumpyan/R. Resch m/s/c to accept Kautza bid. Roll call vote – all yes. 
Culverts will cost approximately $2,000.00. Chris will order them. 
Ordinances for Winter Parking, Storage/Shipping Containers, Fireworks & Building Permits were reviewed.
ATV ordinance will be left as is. 
Trustee Dombrowski took photos of all the area businesses, parks etc. to be put on the Village website. 
Behm/Klumpyan m/s/c to grant picnic license to the American Legion for August 16th. 
The bids received for the tennis court resurfacing were too high to be considered at this time. 
Tom Gatz spoke in regard to opening the bike trails for ATV/UTV use. Miriam stated that Don Aanonson is
spearheading the project and we should contact him.
President Sprague will talk with Les Siegal in regard to the signage left behind at the fireworks store. 
Receipts for July were reported.
R. Resch/Behm m/s/c to adjourn at 9:25 p.m.
Lauri Klumpyan, clerk/treasurer

VILLAGE BOARD MEETINGVILLAGE OF BIRNAMWOODMONDAY, AUGUST 10, 2020 Matsche Center, 363 Railroad St. 7:00 p.m.

  1. Call to order

2. Pledge of Allegiance

3. Adoption of agenda

4. Motion to deviate from the order of agenda if necessary

5. Public comments

6. Reading and approval of minutes

7. Approval to pay bills as presented

8. Old business

a. Coronavirus update

b. Speed sign reports

9. Committee reports

a. Finance & Insurance

b. Property & Land Use – Backes Store demo update

c. Parks/Events/Sidewalks – merry-go-rounds

d. Water/Sewer/Streets – ditches & culverts on Corazalla Dr – Phase 1 estimates

e. Ordinances – review ordinances submitted at last meeting

f. Clerk communications

10. New Business

A:

B: events

Primary Election August

Fall General Election November 3

C: Next meeting – August 24, 2020

It is possible that members of and possibly a quorum  of members of other governmental bodies of the Municipality may be in attendance at the above stated meeting to gather information; no action will be taken by any governmental body at the above stated meeting other than the governmental body specifically referred to above in this notice.

Please note, that upon reasonable notice, efforts will be made to accommodate the needs of disabled individuals through appropriate aids and services. For additional information or to request this service, contact the Village Clerk at 715-449-2001 or PO Box M, Birnamwood, WI 54414. Accommodations due to disability can be made by calling 715-449-3141 or 715-449-2001.

LAURI KLUMPYAN, CLERK

Posted Monday, August 3, 2020

PROCEEDINGS OF REGULAR MEETING JULY 27, 2020

A regular meeting of the Birnamwood Village Board was held on Monday evening, July 27, 2020
at the Matsche Center.
All members were present.
Also present: Aaron Damrau, Anne Drinkwater & Ed Resch.
President Sprague called the meeting to order at 7:00 p.m. 
Pledge of Allegiance was recited.
Aaron Damrau is running for Menominee-Shawano County District Attorney and spoke about
his running platform. 
Minutes were read and approved. 
Bills were presented.R.Resch/Schmidt m/s/c to approve bills as presented. Roll call vote – all yes. 
Alliant will be building a new power station behind the current one on State Rd. Preliminary workis being completed.
Asbestos removal at Backes store should be done first week of August.
Kautza Excavate after.Fencing and gate completed at the Ball Park.
Birchwood additional parking and path to pond complete.
It was determined that the empty land next to the Legion Hall and park are actually considered part of the street. Property will need to be surveyed and then street vacated and land assigned to the adjoining properties. 
Trustee Dombrowski submitted samples of ordinances for Fireworks, Storage/Shipping Containers,Winter parking restrictions and Citations for review. She also submitted a Building permit ordinance and permit forms for review.
It was decided to join the WI Towns Association.
It will cost $96.00 to have the ads removed from the Village website. Kelly Gutowski will continue to administer the site. 
Village Attorney for Shawano County, Katherine Sloma has been appointed to Judge position.
Behm/Dombrowski m/s/c to purchase ICX voting machine which is similar to current voting machine. Approximate cost will be $3,200.00. Roll call vote – all yes.

Schmidt/R. Resch m/s/c to adjourn at 8:35 p.m.Lauri Klumpyan, clerk/treasurer

Thank you.

Lauri Klumpyan, clerk/treasurer
Village of Birnamwood

PROCEEDINGS OF REGULAR MEETING JUNE 22, 2020

A regular meeting of the Birnamwood Village Board was held on Monday evening, June 22, 2020
at the Matsche Center.
All members were present.
Also present: Tom Gatz, Jim Dalbec, Lawrence Hable, Mark Klumpyan & Ed Resch.
President Sprague called the meeting to order at 7:00 p.m. 
Pledge of Allegiance was recited.
R.Resch/Behm m/s/c to appoint Mark Klumpyan as Village Trustee to fill vacant position. Roll call vote – all yes.
Oath of Office was issued to Mark Klumpyan.
Minutes were read and approved. 
Bills were presented.
R.Resch/Schmidt m/s/c to approve bills as presented. Roll call vote – all yes. 
Dombrowski/R.Resch m/s/c to allow Jim Dalbech to sell concessions at either Remington property.
Roll call vote – all yes.
For the last 2 weeks the speed sign located on State Rd. reported 70% over 30 mph. Highest speed was 66.
President Sprague spoke with Shawano Cty. Sherriff. We could hire coverage at $75 an hour for 3 hour
intervals, during specified times. This would happen if officers volunteer to cover these hours.
Clerk has applied for WEC Cares Subgrant.
Offer to Purchase has been signed for Backes property. Contract signed with REI for asbestos removal. 
Ditches and culverts complete on Birch St. and High St. Behm/Schmidt m/s/c to hire K & D Construction to clean out 
ditchline from Joann Olson property to Lyons Rd and beyond 200′ at a cost of $1,150.00. Roll call vote – all yes. 
Fine screens on sewer intake power system blew out and were repaired. 
Trustee Dombrowski shared what she learned in regard to winter overnight parking and snow removal and street
maintenance ordinances. She also spoke with Village of Wittenberg clerk in regard to their code book. She will
continue to research costs and sources of help for us to complete this project.
Clerk received a complaint for nuisance weed violation at 448 Wausau St. A letter was sent.
Behm/Dombrowski m/s/c to adopt resolution #20-6-1 to terminate Tax Incremental District. Roll call vote – All yes.
Behm/Klumpyan m/s/c to grant licenses as follows: Class A Liquor & Beer to Remington Oil Co. Inc & Dolgencorp LLC, 
Class B Liquor & Beer  to Chet & Emil’s Inc., Cigarette licenses to Remington Oil co. Inc., Dolgencorp, LLC, & Chet & Emil’s
Inc., and Operator’s licenses to Jeremy Praslowicz, Reid Praslowicz, Allison Praslowicz, Ed Resch, April Resch, Robert
Ecker, Cindy Lex, Dorothy Resch, Carla Blumenberg, Emily Low, Tanya Opper, Samantha Low, Kaitlynn Low, Tristin 
Radtke, John Greene, Deann Waldner, Tammy Uttecht, Linda Rastl & Kasey Blarek. Roll call vote – all yes.
President Sprague received an estimate for trees – 10-15’/$3,000 or 20-10’/$3,000, planting & delivery included. 
Schmidt/R. Resch m/s/c to adjourn at 8:40 p.m.
Lauri Klumpyan, clerk/treasurer

Lauri Klumpyan, clerk/treasurer
Village of Birnamwood

PROCEEDINGS OF REGULAR MEETING JULY 13, 2020

A regular meeting of the Birnamwood Village Board was held on Monday evening, July 13, 2020
at the Matsche Center.
All members were present.
Also present: Tom Gatz, Larry Kessen, Chris Jensen, Diane Haas, Richard Olson, David Humblet & Ed Resch.
President Sprague called the meeting to order at 7:00 p.m. 
Pledge of Allegiance was recited.
Larry Kessen asked if we had considered sealcoating Matthew Dr.
David Humblet spoke on behalf of the American Legion in regard to their property lines.
Minutes were read and approved. 
Bills were presented.
R.Resch/Schmidt m/s/c to approve bills as presented. Roll call vote – all yes. 
We now own the Backes Store property. Asbestos removal can start.
Sand & mulch will be put around the new merry go rounds. 
An estimate of $41,055.00 was received from Hanson Sanitation for 4 culverts to be installed.
Trustee Dombrowski reported that we can join the Towns Association for $800.00 and they will assist with 
our ordinance, zoning and permits updates. She will contact WI League of Municipalities to compare.
Dombrowski/Behm m/s/c to adopt resolution 20-7-01 for CMAR. Roll call vote – all yes.
A grant in the amount of $801.50 was received from the WEC CARES.
Discussion was held about the many fireworks that have been ignited in the area. No permits were obtained.
Trustee Dombrowski suggested our website needs to be updated. Too many ads popping up. 
Receipts were reported for June.
Schmidt/R. Resch m/s/c to adjourn at 9:00 p.m.
Lauri Klumpyan, clerk/treasurer

Lauri Klumpyan, clerk/treasurer
Village of Birnamwood

VILLAGE BOARD MEETINGVILLAGE OF BIRNAMWOODMONDAY, JULY 27, 2020Matsche Center, 363 Railroad St.7:00 p.m.

VILLAGE BOARD MEETINGVILLAGE OF BIRNAMWOODMONDAY, JULY 27, 2020Matsche Center, 363 Railroad St.7:00 p.m. 
1.      Call to order
2.      Pledge of Allegiance
3.      Adoption of agenda
4.      Motion to deviate from the order of agenda if necessary
5.      Public comments
6.      Reading and approval of minutes
7.      Approval to pay bills as presented
8.      Old business
a.      Coronavirus update
b.      Speed sign reports
9.      Committee reports
a.      Finance & Insurance
b.      Property & Land Use – Backes Store demo update
c.       Parks/Events/Sidewalks – merry-go-rounds, Birchwood Park pathway & parking, pond
d.      Water/Sewer/Streets – ditches & culverts on Corazalla Dr – Phase 1 estimates
e.      Ordinances – Towns Association/League of WI Municipalitiesf.        Clerk communications
10.  New Business
A:
B: events
a.      Primary Election August
b.      Fall General Election November 3
C: Next meeting – August 10, 2020 

It is possible that members of and possibly a quorum  of members of other governmental bodies of the Municipality may be in attendance at the above stated meeting to gather information; no action will be taken by any governmental body at the above stated meeting other than the governmental body specifically referred to above in this notice.Please note, that upon reasonable notice, efforts will be made to accommodate the needs of disabled individuals through appropriate aids and services. For additional information or to request this service, contact the Village Clerk at 715-449-2001 or PO Box M, Birnamwood, WI 54414. Accommodations due to disability can be made by calling 715-449-3141 or 715-449-2001. LAURI KLUMPYAN, CLERKPosted Monday, July 20, 2020

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